Sunday, June 16, 2024

ILLINOISE's Justin Peck Wins Tony Award for Best Choreography

Peck beat out fellow fantastic nominees Camille A. Brown for Hell's Kitchen, Jesse Robb and Shana Carroll For Water for Elephants, Rick Kuperman and Jeff Kuperman For The Outsiders, and Anni…

SOURCE: Theatrely at 07:40PM

Nick Jonas and Adrienne Warren Will Bring Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years to Broadway by Hayley Levitt

Nick Jonas and Tony Award winner Adrienne Warren will lead the first-ever Broadway production of Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years, opening in spring 2025 at a theater to be announc…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 08:48AM
Friday, June 14, 2024

Tony Honoree Wendall K. Harrington Says Recognizing Projection Designers Is a 'Crucial Advancement' by Molly Higgins

Harrington's work has shined on Broadway for decades, in shows including Sunday in the Park with George, Annie, and many more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:32PM
Tuesday, June 11, 2024

2024 Drama Desk Winners by Sandi Durell

Hosted by Sutton Foster and Aaron Tveit, who also performed (with Lorin Latarro directing the star-studded event)the Drama Desk was an exciting evening on June 10, 2024. Coming soon are many…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:05PM

Stereophonic and Water for Elephants Lead Drama Desk Award Winners by Darryn King

The winners of the 68th Annual Drama Desk Awards were presented on June 10 at NYU Skirball Center, with Stereophonic winning in seven categories, including Outstanding Play. Water for Elepha…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:36AM

Red Carpet: of & JULIET by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: The & Juliet red carpet attracted a unique mixture of pop culture and Broadway icons including Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, Emmy Award-winning actress Annie …

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:18AM
Thursday, June 6, 2024

Maria Friedman, Andrea McArdle, Lee Roy Reams and Preview Their Fall Shows at Feinstein's/54 Below! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Little orphan Annie, a Brit, a tapper and a witch walk into a bar... Earlier this week, Tony nominee Maria Friedman (Lenny & Steve: September 19-23); Jay Armstr…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:18PM
Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Gaping Geckos! A Review of “Poor People” at Hell in a Handbag Productions by Tristan Bruns

What do Little Orphan Annie, Bob Fosse, “Les Misérables,” “The Phantom of the Opera” and “Little Shop of Horrors” all have in common?

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 08:00AM
Sunday, June 2, 2024

Bar Hopping with "The Keep Going Songs," "The Lonely Few" and "Three Houses" by Jan Simpson

All of a sudden everybody doing a musical in this brand new 2024-25 season seems to be bellying up to a bar. Already this month, I’ve seen three shows—The Keep Going Songs, The Lonely Fe…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 05:42AM
Saturday, June 1, 2024

Christopher Sieber, Beth Leavel, the Orphans and More Preview ANNIE in Rehearsal at Paper Mill by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: It's the hard-knock life! Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the hit Broadway Tony Award-winning musical Annie, b…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:36AM
Friday, May 31, 2024

Circle Mirror Transformation review – Annie Baker’s drama class is a lesson in power-play by Helen Meany

Gate theatre, DublinDirected by Róisín McBrinn, this 2009 play is an absorbing study of group dynamics, deepened by intricate dialogue and superb acting Six weeks is a long time in theatre…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:02PM
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Wendall K. Harrington | 2024 Tony Honors Acceptance Speech by The Tony Awards

Wendall K. Harrington’s career has embraced many diverse disciplines including theater, publishing and multi-image/video design and production and academia. As a designer of scenic project…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:55AM
Sunday, May 26, 2024

Highlights from IN THE SECRET SEA; Now Playing at the Beckett Theatre by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: In The Secret Sea, a new American play by Cate Ryan (The Picture Box) and directed by Tony Award© winner Martin Charnin (Annie), is now playing in a limit…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:24PM
Saturday, May 25, 2024

Highlights of Chita Rivera & More in THE VISIT on Broadway- Opens Tonight! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrates its opening tonight, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Th…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:12PM

Highlights of Emily Padgett and More the World Premiere of Pasadena Playhouse's WATERFALL by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: The 5th Avenue Theatre joins with producing partner Pasadena Playhouse in welcoming Emily Padgett (Broadway: Side Show, Rock of Ages), Thom Sesma (Broad…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:12PM

BroadwayRadio Interview: Jeff Calhoun, Director / Choreographer of A Complicated Woman by James Marino

A Complicated WomanMay 10 – June 2, 2024the Terris Theatre, Chester JEFF CALHOUN (Director/Choreographer) Broadway: Disney’s Newsies (Tony Award Nomination for Best Director), Bonnie &am…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 09:35AM
Friday, May 24, 2024

Highlights of Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal & More in THE REAL THING on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Roundabout Theatre Company presents Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play, The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry' and Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie' i…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:48PM

Friday 5: 5 Replacements I Missed by JK

5 Replacements I Missed  Since you asked, we are bringing back our Friday 5 feature! Broadway Games fans, not to worry, we'll have those on alternating Fridays. This week, I'll get thing…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:36AM
Thursday, May 23, 2024

The Women of Llanrumney review – blistering dissection of slavery as the sugar crop fails by Gareth Llŷr Evans

Sherman theatre, CardiffConceptually brilliant, with complex characters and a fearless cast, Azuka Oforka’s debut play is a remarkable examination of women under colonialism with contempor…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:24AM
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Love Wins! Highlights from ROCKY on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: The new musical ROCKY, starring Andy Karl and Margo Seibert, opens tonight, March 13, at Broadway's historic Winter Garden Theatre. ROCKY features an original s…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:12PM
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

THREE HOUSES, Alike in Lush Musical Dignity— Review

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Three Houses by Dave Malloy and directed by Annie Tippe at Signature Theatre in New York City.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 08:20AM
Monday, May 20, 2024

Three Houses: Dave Malloy’s New, Sometimes Haunting Musical by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ Annie Tippe directs Margo Seibert, Mia Pak, J. D. Mollison, Scott Stangland, Henry Stram, and Ching Valdes-Aran The post Three Houses: Dave Malloy’s New, Sometimes Haunting…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:00PM

“Girl from the North Country” reviewed by Terry Morgan

Musicals can have many different formats, but the two most prevalent structures these days are the traditional and the jukebox. The traditional (incorporating Sondheim, because his changes a…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 01:36PM
Friday, May 17, 2024

Jane Lynch Says She 'Should Have Stayed' in FUNNY GIRL With Lea Michele

People reports that at a recent event Jane Lynch (who's Broadway credits include Funny Girl and the most recent revival of Annie) shared she regrets not staying in Funny Girl following Beani…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:42PM
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Playwrights Horizons Announces 2024-25 Season; Premieres from Jordan Harrison, Ryan J. Haddad and More by Darryn King

The Playwrights Horizons 2024-25 season is set, featuring premieres from Francesca D’Uva, Ryan J. Haddad, Jordan Harrison, Gabriel Kahane, Sarah Mantell and more. The season will open wit…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:42PM
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Olivia Puckett Sings 'Easy To Be Hard' from Signature Theatre's HAIR by BroadwayWorld

Watch Olivia Puckett sing 'Easy to Be Hard' from Signature Theatre's production of the rock musical HAIR in action in this all-new video. Hair has music by Galt MacDermot and book and lyrics…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:12PM
Monday, May 6, 2024
Saturday, May 4, 2024

#tbt: Discordant 'Night Music' by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Catherine Zeta Jones in "A Little Night Music." (Photo by Joan Marcus) I'm not sure any Stephen Sondheim show is really underrated anymore—there are passionate partisans for every one, f…

SOURCE: The Wicked Stage at 06:42AM
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Uncle Vanya by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Things are not helped by Mini Lien’s bland setting that looks more like a furniture showroom than the family manse held for decades and passed down to the present inhabitants. The new adap…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 03:48PM
Monday, April 29, 2024

The Outsiders, Dead Outlaw and Stereophonic Lead 2024 Drama Desk Awards by Darryn King

The nominations for the 68th Annual Drama Desk Awards have been announced, with The Outsiders, Stereophonic and off-Broadway's Dead Outlaw leading the nominations. The Drama Desk Awards…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:24PM
Friday, April 26, 2024

Ride: Listen to the Song "Miles Away from Boston" by The Old Globe

See Alex Finke and Livvy Marcus in the studio and onstage as they perform "Miles Away from Boston" from the new musical Ride. This American debut is now playing at The Old Globe, from March …

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:02PM

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